Monthly Archives: April 2009

Surfer and surfing mags publisher file for bankruptcy

NEWS UPDATEThe economic situation in the USA has not only hit the retailers and brand name companies in our industry, it has also taken its toll on the material we read. Source Interlink, the company that publishes Skateboarder, Snowboarder, Surfing, … Continue reading

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Thurso Cold water classic 2009 kicks off tomorrow

Swell charts indicate an awesome start to the Cold Water Classic in Scotland. Big wave surfer Mark Mathews has been eagerly anticipating the second stop on the Cold Water Classic Series in Scotland – and not without reason. “I checked … Continue reading

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Extremehorizon 2009 CO2 offsetting scheme

At Extremehorizon we have a firm belief that businesses hold a responsibility to be actively environmentally friendly. We have a policy that our business attempts to minimise our negative impact on the planet as far as we can and its … Continue reading

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Parko wins at Bells

ASP news: Congratulations to Joel Parkinson for making it two in a row to start the tour year off in great waves at the Rip Curl Pro at Bell’s. Mark Richards was first to achieve this feat in 1979, followed … Continue reading

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Billabong XXL awards 2009: 61ft wave wins

South African Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker won two categories in the 2009 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Monster Energy, when the Academy Awards of surfing were announced at a glittering ceremony in California on Friday (18th Apr) night. … Continue reading

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Billabong XXL Awards 2009 goes live on Friday

The greatest big wave specialists from around the world have begun to gather in Southern California ahead of Friday night’s Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards at the Grove Theater. The biggest and best rides of the last year will … Continue reading

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Book Review: Saltwater Buddah

Last Dec I reviewed a book called “Saltwater Buddah: A surfers quest to find Zen on the sea”, which I thoroughly enjoyed reading. I’ve been informed that its now available in stores, with an official release date of May 01st, … Continue reading

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Surf Girl Magazine interview with Serena Brooke

Surf Girl is a v.cool surf magazine for….you’ve guessed it, girls. The layout and content is spot on, so for women who surf or are into the lifestyle its definately worth checking out. This issue, Surf Girl has an interview … Continue reading

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Its all about the wave…

Surf photography in just the past few years has evolved beyond what we would have thought possible- the sickest shots, from the most radical positions, jaw dropping images. But its almost reached a point where we take for these images … Continue reading

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Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach: Waiting period starts today

BELLS BEACH, Victoria (Monday, April 6, 2009) – The 2009 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by Snickers begins its waiting period tomorrow and the world’s best surfers have descended upon the Victorian coastline to take part in one of … Continue reading

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